North Carolina counties awarded $284 million in targeted incentives from 2009 to 2014. Sarah Curry analyzes this number and other details from her first-of-its-kind compilation of county government incentives during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Becki Gray discusses a state budget proposal that would increase state and local government transparency. Reason magazine’s Damon Root discusses competing conservative and libertarian approaches to constitutional law.

Plus you’ll hear highlights from Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski’s recent address to the joint state House and Senate, plus a recap of a legislative debate over a bill to exempt homebuilders from property taxes on unsold homes.